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Archive: June 17, 2013

PHOTO: Getting involved and staying involved in children's lives is what sets a

LOS ANGELES - Now that Californians have celebrated Father's Day, children's experts say it's important to recognize the role dads play in a young child's life every day of the year. According to Francisco Oaxaca, director of public affairs with First 5 LA, it's a common understanding that childre ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The National Institutes of Health finds 12th graders abusing prescription and over-the counter medications    Courtesy of: NIH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As prescriptions for adults' aches, pains and chronic illnesses increase, so do incidents of accidental poisonings of children. That's the disturbing finding of a new study reported in the July issue of "Pediatrics" magazine. It said that children under age 5 and teenagers are at ...Read More

PHOTO: Flo, held in captivity most of her life, is now 55. A ruling to recognize all chimpanzees as endangered could mean retirement from lab testing in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Courtesy of NIH.<br />

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. - Chimpanzees in cages and out could be eligible for a privilege currently reserved only for those in the wild, thanks to a change in what is known as a "split-listing." The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has proposed a rule change to classify all chimpanzees as endangered und ...Read More

PHOTO: A new poll shows 61 percent of Ohioans of all political stripes support the immigration reform plan drafted by the so-called 'Gang of Eight' in the U.S. Senate. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As the U.S. Senate debates sweeping immigration reform legislation, a new poll of Ohioans has found overwhelming public approval of those reforms. Sixty-one percent of likely voters surveyed in the state said they support legislation that would secure the U.S. borders and allow undo ...Read More

NEW YORK CITY - More than 150,000 children across New York celebrated Fathers Day with "nontraditional" parents. Local children's advocates said it is vital that these kids get all the support they need. Cate Newbanks, executive director, National Kinship Alliance for Children, said New York and t ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Governor Dannel Malloy is being urged to veto a campaign finance measure passed this session that local advocates warn would open the door to more special interest and political "dark money." According to League of Women Voters of Connecticut President Cheryl Dunson, her organiza ...Read More

PHOTO: Citizen groups are warning landowners to be prepared for possible contamination as a result of fracking. Photo by Ed Wade.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia citizen groups say they're helping landowners prepare for potential air and water contamination from Marcellus natural gas drilling. Doddridge County landowner Christina Woods works with her local watershed association and with West Virginia Host Farms, a group that ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Fewer dollars add up to more problems for schools in Pennsylvania, and according to a new report, a lack of adequate funds for education has districts and their students teetering on the brink of disaster. "Sounding the Alarm 2" is the follow-up to a report issued last year by the ...Read More

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